High Court stays NGT penalty on TN Govt

The Madras High Court on Tuesday stayed the 2-crore penalty imposed by the National Green Tribunal on the Tamil Nadu Public Works Department for failing to initiate appropriate pre-monsoon preparedness work in Chennai, particularly for the Buckingham Canal.

A Division Bench of Justices MM Sundresh and Krishan Ramaswamy passed the interim order on an appeal by the Public Works Department (PWD) challenging the order.

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